Jake joined the Growthland team in May of 2022. He grew up on corn, soybean and hog farm in northwest Iowa near Spencer and graduated from Iowa State University in 2006 with a B.S. in Agronomy. His career focus has been in crop production working in retail agronomy, a large-scale farming operation and recently, a retail farm equipment dealership. He has a passion for aggregated agronomic data and using it to put towards increasing yields, managing costs and mitigating risk. In addition, he brings a respected set of leadership experiences to the team. Jake resides in rural Kalona and serves clients in southeast Iowa.